Grey’s Anatomy followers knew somebody from days of yore could be returning to the present for the season 18 premiere, however they simply did not know who it could be.
After airing promos teasing that “somebody from Meredith’s previous comes again,” the venerable ABC hospital drama revealed on Thursday, Sept. 30 that the individual was transplant surgeon Nick Marsh, as performed by Scott Speedman, who’s now a sequence common this season. The reunion occurred when Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) ran into him throughout an opportunity encounter at a restaurant in Minnesota whereas she was being recruited by a neurosurgeon portrayed by Peter Gallagher.
Though Nick and Meredith clicked throughout his single season 14 episode, throughout which they flirted as he recovered from surgical procedure to restore his kidney, followers might have been hoping to see somebody they’d had extra time to get to know.
One apparently disillusioned fan tweeted a photograph of Kate Walsh‘s Addison with the message, “Who we needed,” adopted by a pic of Nick Marsh, who was accompanied by the observe, “Who we received.” Fortunately, followers may have that want come true quickly sufficient, as Kate, who departed as a series regular after season three, is certainly set to return this season.